Laser Dentistry – Philadelphia, PA

Advanced care for gum disease patients

Recognizing Gum Disease Symptoms

Gum disease is most often the result of poor dental hygiene but may occur because of hormonal changes during pregnancy, certain medications, genetic factors and certain diseases. We treat gum disease with laser dentistry.

Some of the most recognizable gum disease symptoms include:

  • Bleeding gums
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Bad breath
  • Loose teeth
  • Tooth loss

Effective Gum Disease Treatment with Laser Technology

If you are suffering from the effects of gum disease and seeking treatment, talk to us about gum disease treatment options using the latest laser technologies. We offer laser dentistry in Philadelphia, PA, for the treatment of periodontal disease and have helped many patients restore optimal gum health with a simple treatment. Dental lasers have proven to be very effective for eradicating an infection in the gums. They can also be used to reshape the gums or for gum grafting procedures.

About the Picasso Diode Laser

The Picasso Diode Laser is an innovative and versatile tool we use to treat gum disease and to perform gum grafting procedures. It has been used in the dentistry field since 2009 and offers numerous benefits to the patient and the doctor. We perform both soft tissue and periodontal procedures with the Picasso Diode Laser, including:

  • Gingivectomy
  • Gingival incisions and excisions
  • Exposure of unerupted teeth
  • Laser soft-tissue curettage
  • Laser removal of diseased or infected tissue

Benefits of Laser Dentistry for Gum Disease

We may recommend laser dentistry as part of your treatment plan if you are diagnosed with moderate to severe gum disease. It has proven to be a safe and effective laser for the treatment of several soft tissue procedures because it emits a very concentrated beam of light to the treatment area. Benefits include:

  • Accurate and predictable results
  • Minimal patient discomfort
  • Fast healing times
  • Promotes coagulation after treatment
  • Attractive alternative to treatment with surgery

Learn more about laser dentistry in Philadelphia, PA, for the treatment of gum disease by scheduling your appointment at Absolute Smile today. We offer a FREE consultation for new patients. Call now!

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